Faculty Rank & Promotion

AGS adjuncts qualify to participate in the Adjunct Faculty Rank & Promotion program. The basic outline of the program is shown below.

FAQS

View Promotion Requirements (PDF download)

BASIC FACTS

  • 3 ranks: Adjunct, Senior Adjunct, Master Adjunct
  • Must be applied for (apply here)
  • Ranking based on time, courses taught, annual evaluations, recommendations, and Professional Faculty Developmemt
  • Pay bonus & preferrential scheduling
  • Guaranteed assignment (subject to enrollment)
  • Requires approval of Provost
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PROFESSIONAL FACULTY DEVELOPMENT

  • Collection of activities related to role as adjunct faculty
  • Digital badging system used to track. 1 badge per event or activity
  • 6 badges required for promotion to next rank
  • Some specific badges required, others are personal choice
  • Can be from AGS or any other organization that provides relevant, valid training opportunities; 8th Floor, MOOC certificates, Online Learning Consortium, professional certifications
  • Tracked and maintained by faculty member individually

See Available Badges & Descriptions

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MAINTAINING CREDENTIALS

  • Faculty rank credential expires in 3 years
  • Maintain through satisfactory annual evaluations
  • Earn 3 PFD badges during that 3-year period